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By Jeffrey L. Adams

ISBN-10: 1467121150

ISBN-13: 9781467121156

positioned within the very middle of Pennsylvania, Blair County is bounded at the west by way of the ambitious Allegheny Mountains. It was once this average barrier that stalled westward migration and inspired early settlers to farm its lush, fertile valleys ahead of the yank Revolution. Carved out of Bedford and Huntingdon Counties in 1846, Blair County used to be domestic to many iron furnaces within the 1800s and was once at the selected direction of the good Pennsylvania Canal. despite the fact that, it used to be the Pennsylvania Railroad that applied Blair County as its base of operations, hence making a detailed transportation-based financial system. this present day, Blair County is bisected by way of Interstate ninety nine. This street, which parallels an outstanding local American course, presents tourists with perspectives of a few of the loftiest mountains and the main picturesque surroundings of the state.

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